President Xi Jinping shares a light moment during his meeting with business leaders attending the Boao Forum for Asia Annual Conference 2013 in Boao, Hainan province, on Monday. (Liao Pan / China News Service)
Workers check toys for export at a factory in Ganyu, Jiangsu province. Twenty-one economies launched 77 trade investigations targeting Chinese exports in 2012, up 11.6 percent from a year earlier. (Si Wei / For China Daily)
A Chinese woman watching a presentation of an overseas project at a cocktail party in central London. It costs buyers an average of 20 years to get their investment back from rental incomes in London. The biggest advantage about having a property investment in the UK is that there is no capital gains tax for sales by the non-domiciled. In contrast, China has just introduced a new policy of levying a 20 percent income tax on home sales.